The two things John Aniston wants his daughter Jennifer to find in a future husband are honesty and Greek roots.  Jennifer Aniston’s father was honored Saturday at the Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund 20th Anniversary Gala in New York and had a few minutes to talk about his daughter, according to People.   A native of Yannis Anastassakis Crete, he said Greek men are sexier and make better boyfriends.  Aniston, who played Victor Kiriakis from Days of Our Lives since 1985, and Gilles Marini of the ABC show Brothers and Sisters were honored at Saturday’s gala.

What are the benefits of dating someone who has similar roots?

Cupid’s Advice:

Aside from pleasing your family members from the old country who want you to “marry a nice (insert ethnicity and gender),” there are some other benefits. Cupid’s got the answers:

1. Keep it Kosher: Dating someone of a different culture can result in some of the early mis-communications that come along with learning about a new lifestyle.

2. ‘It’s a Jersey Thing’: Sometimes, it’s tough to explain why your family acts the way that they do. So, someone with the same background has a better chance of understanding.

3. Like minds enjoy like things: Having parents or grandparents from the same country provides some different and exciting ways to bond with your new partner. Explore them!

What do you think are the benefits to dating someone with similar roots? Share a comment below.